National Institute of Building Sciences

The National Institute of Building Sciences is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that successfully brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests, and regulatory agencies to focus on the identification and resolution of problems and potential problems that hamper the construction of safe, affordable structures for housing, commerce and industry throughout the United States. Authorized by the U.S. Congress, the Institute provides an authoritative source and a unique opportunity for free and candid discussion among private and public sectors within the built environment. The Institute's mission to serve the public interest is accomplished by supporting advances in building sciences and technologies for the purpose of improving the performance of our nation's buildings while reducing waste and conserving energy and resources. For more information visit

Research Submitted

Title Author Datesort ascending
Best Practices for Accessibility Compliance Steven Winter Associates, Inc. Oct 23, 2014
Biomass for Heat U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Emergency Management Agency Oct 23, 2014
Construction-Operations Building Information Exchange (COBie) Bill East, PhD, PE, FASCE, Prairie Sky Consulting Aug 04, 2014
Deferred Maintenance - The Use of Parametrics for Estimating Maintenance Costs Don Sapp, Plexus Scientific Corporation Jul 18, 2014
Checklist for Infection Control Concerns When Reopening Healthcare Facilities Closed Due to Extensive Water and Wind Damages Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Jul 10, 2014
Psychiatric Facility (Whole Buildings Design Guide) NIKA Technologies Inc. Jul 10, 2014
Corrosion Prevention & Control (CPC) Source Joseph C. Dean, PE, for the Director, Corrosion Policy & Oversight, U.S. Department of Defense May 12, 2014
Air Barrier Systems in Buildings Wagdy Anis, FAIA, Wiss Janney Elstner, Inc. Mar 10, 2014
Thermal Imaging Helps Locate Enclosure Air Leakage Dave Bohac, PE, Center for Energy and Envrionment Feb 01, 2014
Using Infrared Thermography in Flat and Low-Sloped Roofing Systems Gregory R. Stockton, principal, Stockton Infrared Thermographic Services, Inc. Feb 01, 2014